Attachment A


Professional Development Conference on Management Strategies to

Promote Quality in Nonmonetary Determinations



Conference Arrangements


Hyatt Regency Hotel
August 21 - 23
Buffalo, New York

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, New York, telephone number 1-800-233-1234 and web site . The meeting will begin at 9:00 A.M. on August 21 and end about noon on August 23, 2001.

Registration will take place on Monday, August 20, from 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, August 21, from 8:00 - 9:00 A.M. Additional information concerning the conference and registration fees will be distributed to each State agency and Regional Office. Hotel room rates are $78 (single or double) plus State tax of 13%. State and Federal employees will be exempt from the 13% State tax by showing a valid government identification and completing a tax exempt form upon check-in at the hotel. There is no charge for children (18 years and under) in the room. Group room rates will apply from August 18 to 25. Rooms are blocked under the name "U.S. Department of Labor - Professional Development Conference." Individual room reservations should be made by July 13. It is suggested that room reservations be made pending travel authorization. Reservations accepted after the cut-off date are subject to room availability and room charges at regular room rates.

Transportation is available from the airport for approximately $11 one way or $18 round trip per person.